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5886 Rutger (1975 LR)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005886
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 45 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1032401889665392 2.1365e-08  
a 3.011273096673041 1.4231e-08 au
q 2.70038869314266 6.6071e-08 au
i 11.47153829788014 7.3515e-07 deg
node 78.39127732198543 6.6474e-06 deg
peri 277.3115257815676 1.541e-05 deg
M 217.4647058921364 1.5532e-05 deg
tp 2460152.189796700921
(2023-Jul-26.68979670)
8.4112e-05 TDB
period 1908.63833771907
5.23
1.353e-05
3.704e-08
d
yr
n .1886161421394376 1.3371e-09 deg/d
Q 3.322157500203421 1.5701e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2908  
   data-arc span      25826 days (70.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2021-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3954  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 00:12:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72647 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13853 au 
 T_jup = 3.211 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.59   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 17.270 km 0.188 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.32491 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.179   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

5886 Rutger           Discovered 1975 June 13 at El Leonito.
Lyle Lee Rutger (b. 1949) helped further the exploration of the planets through his role as leader of the Nuclear Launch Approval office of the Department of Energy for NASA's New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt mission.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

Alternate Designations
 1975 LR = 1950 TQ3 = 1979 DB1 = 1980 KP1 = 1982 YF4 = 1985 JP2 = 1991 NB2 
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